Ask nearly any sneaker collector over a certain age what got them into the shoe game, and they’ll tell you it was watching MJ ether everyone in the league with Nike’s finest on his feet. Tinker Hatfield hit him with some classics, and Michael’s freak athleticism and unwillingness to back down created more than a few posters (not to mention six NBA championships and six Finals MVPs). Click through the gallery of The 100 Most Iconic On-Court Photos of Michael Jordan, and pay homage to the best there ever was, and the best there ever will be. (And his shoes.)

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